May 2018 Offering
This course has been completed.
- MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
- Date & Times
- May 23 - 24, 2018 from 8 AM - 5 PM
This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:First Responder Roles; Identifying Hazardous Materials; Determining Routes of Entry; Understanding Hazardous Materials Regulations and Definitions; Identifying Occupancy Types and Locations where you could find Hazardous Materials; Identifying Container Shapes, Placards, Labels, and Markings, and Colors that could identify Hazardous Materials; Understanding Written Resources such as Shipping Papers and Safety Data Sheets; Understand how to use the Emergency Response Guide (2012); Understanding how using your Senses can harm you; Understand how Monitoring and Detection Devices can help you identify hazardous Materials; and How to identify a Terrorist Attack and Illicit Laboratories. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam. Successful completion of this course meets the prerequisite for the Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification testing. No pre-requisites.
Please Note: on 7/23/14 the POST control number was changed from 1030090941 to 723140607 to reflect new standards and course material updates.
- Max Attendance
- 30 (18 Open Seats)
Columbia Fire Station 1
201 Orr Street
Columbia, MO 65201
- POST Approved
- POST Control #
- Legal Studies
- Technical Studies
- Skill Development
- Target Audiences
- Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
- Open To The Public
- None Set
Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.
|Byrd, Scott||Cit of Columbia|
|Dodson, Kalen||Howard County Fire Protection District|
|Green, Matthew||Marshall Fire Department|
|HUDSON, JOHNATHAN||None Set|
|Lyons, William||Columbia Fire Department|
|Martin, Brendan||Moreau Fire Protection District|
|Moore, Justin||City of Columbia Fire Department|
|Riggs, Steve||Columbia Fire Department|
|Veit, Marilee||City of Jefferson|
|WILLIAMS, LANCE||None Set|
|YADRICH, DAVID||None Set|